Judith Weir (b. 1954): The Vanishing Bridegroom, opera / Ailish Tynan, soprano; Anna Stéphany, soprano; Andrew Tortise, tenor; Owen Gilhooly, baritone. BBC SO, Brabbins
2 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-09-09Works: Judith Weir: The Vanishing Bridegroom, opera
Performers: Alcantara, Lynette; Birchall, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Bowen, Christopher; Curievici, Paul Haas [Vocals]; Gilhooly, Owen; Goater, Edward; Lemalu, Jonathan; Menna, Sian; Murgatroyd, Andrew; Price...
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Judith Weir's opera, commissioned by Glasgow District Council for the 1990 City of Culture celebrations, takes three Scottish folktales, all concerned with disappearance: The Inheritance...continue...
Recording information: Barbican Concert Hall, London, England (01/19/2008)....continue...
1 CD / Wigmore Hall Live / 2010-08-10Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: La Semiramide riconosciuta; Ezio; La clemenza di Tito; Antigono; Telemaco; Il re pastore; L'ivrogne corrigé; Orfeo ed Euridice; Alceste; Paride ed Elena; Iphigéni...
Performers: Bevan, Sophie; Stephany, Anna; Tynan, Ailish
Conductors: Page, Ian
The Classical Opera Company was founded in 1997 by conductor Ian Page. They specialize in the music of Mozart and his contemporaries, performing with their...continue...
Recording information: Wigmore Hall, London (01/20/2010)....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / LSO Live (London SO) / 2008-02-01Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K 626
Performers: Arnet, Marie; Jeffrey, Darren; Stephany, Anna; Vocal], Andrew Kennedy [Tenor
Conductors: Davis, Colin
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
If you want a traditionally conceived budget-price Requiem, well sung à superbly played and vividly recorded, Davis's performance has much to commend it.
1 CD / RCA Records / 2007-11-06Works: Christopher Rouse: Karolju; Witold Lutoslawski: Polish Christmas Carols (20); Joaquín Rodrigo: Retablo de navidad, for soprano, bass, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Doyle, Julia; Stephany, Anna
Conductors: Zinman, David
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Chorus